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Beckham good at personal bonding, feels Andre


August 12th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre says he looks up to footballer David Beckham when it comes to maintaining strong bonds in personal life.The 39-year-old admires Beckham's ... Read more...

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James Bond gets a dedicated channel


August 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The interesting and fascinating James Bond films will now be shown 24 hours a day in a channel famously known as Sky movies 007 HD. This was ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign currency deposits grow


August 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency retail deposits grew $3.31 billion last month as more export proceeds were deposited in the foreign currency accounts amid a continued trade ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gen Singh conferred Nepal Army General rank


July 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, on a four-day's official visit to Nepal, was Wednesday conferred the rank of an honorary General of the ... Read more...

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Pranab da called, but didn’t ask for support: Advani


June 25th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani revealed Monday that Pranab Mukherjee had called him soon after his candidature for the president's post ... Read more...

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Carroll hails ‘great’ England


June 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Carroll has hailed the "great" England performance that saw his side narrowly scrape past Sweden 3-2 in their Euro 2012 encounter here.The Liverpool ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Italy does not need EU help: Monti


June 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has denied that his country requires any bailout from its European partners."We wanted (sic) to show with actions in our ... Read more...

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Mumbai rave party busted, IPL players questioned


May 21st, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Two Indian Premier League (IPL) players were questioned after Mumbai Police busted a rave party here and detained about 100 people, officials said Monday.Rahul Sharma ... Read more...

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South Korea’s corporate defaults fall


April 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korea's corporate bankruptcies fell to an all-time low last month, the central bank said Thursday.The number of companies that went belly-up stood at 90 in ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Easter


April 7th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has greeted the nation on the occasion of Easter to be celebrated Sunday and hoped the festivities would strengthen the ... Read more...

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President greets nation on spring New Year


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday greeted the people of the country on the new year festivals of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh ... Read more...

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Satisfying toddlers’ calls for attention cements bond


March 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) Satisfying toddlers' calls for attention cements the bonds between the children and their parents in the long term.A Concordia University study is the first to show ... Read more...

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Italian sues wife’s lover for causing moral damage


March 15th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 15 (IANS/AKI) An Italian is suing his wife's lover in one of the first such cases in the country where a husband was seeking monetary compensation for moral ... Read more...

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Brazil takes new measure to stabilise currency rate


March 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) The Brazilian government announced Monday a new measure aimed at checking the inflow of foreign speculative capital and stabilising the exchange rate of the ... Read more...

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Obama calls Karzai over civilian killings


March 12th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to express his "shock and sadness" at the killing of Afghan civilians.A US soldier Sunday ... Read more...

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China to continue proactive fiscal, prudent monetary policies


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will continue to follow a proactive fiscal policy and a prudent monetary policy in 2012 and make policies more targeted, flexible and forward-looking, according to ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades Greece rating


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London/New York, March 3 (IANS) The rating agency Moody's has cut the sovereign credit rating of Greece to the lowest level, saying the country's default risk was high. Moody's Friday ... Read more...

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South Korea’s investment in foreign securities plunges


February 28th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 28 (IANS) Foreign securities invested by South Korea's financial institutions plunged last year, the central bank said Tuesday.Foreign currency-denominated securities held by domestic financial institutions stood at $58.2 ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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Government allows direct jet fuel import, Air India debt plan


February 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM), led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Tuesday allowed domestic airlines to directly import aviation turbine fuel and approved ... Read more...

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South Korea’s start-ups hit new high in December


January 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 19 (IANS) The number of newly established companies in South Korea hit a new high last month due to a surge in start-ups by baby boomers, the central ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in land scam case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in a land scam case, taking to four the number of cases in which the ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on Europe concerns (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks dropped Wednesday with the S&P; 500 back to negative territory for the year, as sentiment was still pressured by lingering European concerns.Italy Wednesday ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on Europe concerns


December 29th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks continued to decline during mid-day trading Wednesday as European banks deposited record amount of cash in the European Central Bank.Italy Wednesday successfully sold ... Read more...

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Brazil’s fiscal conditions very favourable: Official


December 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 8 (IANS) With sound fiscal performance and solid public accounts, Brazil can withstand ramifications of the eurozone debt crisis, a top treasury official has said."Brazil's fiscal ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s junior doctors call off strike


November 20th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) The Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) in Madhya Pradesh have called off their seven-day-long strike after meeting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, an official said Sunday.At the ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Guru Nanak jayanti


November 9th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak jayanti, the birthday of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak, which will be ... Read more...

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Pakistani MP jailed for graft


October 27th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian has been jailed for three years for corruption.The Peshawar High Court Wednesday convicted Zaffar Baig Bhittani, an independent member of the National ... Read more...

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South Korea’s corporate default falls in September


October 19th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) South Korea's corporate bankruptcies went down last month mainly due to a decrease in defaults among manufacturers and service companies, the central bank said Wednesday.The number ... Read more...

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Slovakian lawmakers reject eurozone bailout fund’s expansion


October 12th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Oct 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Slovakia's parliament rejected expansion of powers of the eurozone rescue fund, the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), a media report said.The plan was agreed by ... Read more...

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Obama reiterates US support for ‘disasters hit’ Japan


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his country's pledge to do everything it could to ensure the success of Japan's recovery from the triple ... Read more...

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Kerala unveils draft land acquisition policy


September 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet cleared a draft land acquisition policy Wednesday to speed up the development process in the state.The Kerala move coincided with Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Ties renewed during Saudi Arabia visit: Gilani


August 11th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his visit to Saudi Arabia has renewed the ties between the two countries.Gilani Wednesday apprised the federal ... Read more...

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Large number of farmers buying fertilisers above MRP: Official auditor


August 5th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Even though the government spends huge amounts as subsidies on fertilisers, a survey by the official auditor has revealed that about 45 percent of farmers ... Read more...

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